I took a road trip to Sparta, IL to hang out with rockers Stump Water Shine! I had so much fun with these guys. We talked about their debut album CONTROVERSIAL CONSCIENCE, share some stories behind the songs & recording the album, how the group formed, Road To Pointfest, Black Stone Cherry, upcoming shows & even some live acoustic!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Silted
  • Depth of Dying (acoustic)
  • Heathen

Pick up their album wherever you download digital music! Physical copies at any upcoming shows.

See them LIVE

3/29 at The Babylon St.Peters, MO with TROY, Dark Below, Echoes From Ashes & Bleach

5/4 at Vices Red Bud, IL with Moon & The Teenage Dirtbags

Find more info by following Stump Water Shine on Facebook.

 

Direct download: StumpWaterShineRPP.mp3
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The other day I stopped in to visit my new friend singer songwriter Isaach Chosich of The Devil's Triangle. We had a good time chatting and getting to know more about what he's been up to. We talk about running into each other at the Brent Cobb show, and then Brent Cobb playing drums in The Devil's Triangle at the afterparty! We also get into his songs, the band, stories behind the songs and play some live acoustic. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Trippin on Shrooms
  • 9/11 was an inside job
  • North County Fuck Boy

Follow along with The Devil's Triangle on Facebook & Instagram!

 

Direct download: IsaacChosichRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:37am CDT

The other night I had the opportunity to sit with my friends Egan's Rats and talk about how their group formed, their new mixtape, upcoming shows, answer some questions from the fans & more. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Rat Hole
  • Stay Free
  • Snakes

See them LIVE

3/23 The HardHop & Soul Show at The Firebird with Frost Money, Big Lou, MVRQS, Thrush, Sliq MC, Dramatik & J-Rebel

4/20 Comedy from Jon Maddy, Nicholas Cuvar, Travis Corley & Holly Laws. Music from Egan's Rats, SmileyBoy, Travis Spade & DJ Dizzy at Sonny's Bar

6/1 Agitate The Airwaves Birthday Debauchery 2 at Fubar 

Follow them on Facebook for more dates!

 

Direct download: EgansRatsRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:58am CDT

Last night I took a trip to Waterloo, IL to hang out with the guys of Scrambled at band practice. We get into talking about their new album, tour, upcoming shows, do some live jams and share some stories around these songs.

On this episode you'll hear 3 live songs from the living room:

  • Bad Habits
  • Don't Drink & Drive
  • Tait's Breakdown

See them LIVE

3/16 at Atomic Cowboy with The Kay Brothers

4/12 at Hairy Cow Brewing

4/13 at Mackie's Hideaway

4/14 at River's Edge Bar & Grill

4/19 at Rhone Rum Bar

5/17-19 at Back Alley Grass Festival

Find more Scrambled information on Facebook & Instagram!

Direct download: ScrambledRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:09am CDT

My new friend Typewriter Tim Jordan is a musician, massage therapist, healer, sculptor & more. The other day I caught up with Tim at his home, surrounded by his typewriters and his artwork, and talked about some of his adventures, new music & much more. 

On this episode you'll hear a clip of his new throat singing project Cave In The Mountain & a track from Length.

See Tim LIVE:

3/16 Length at Heavy Anchor

6/8 Length at Schlafly Tap Room with Eric Hall & Tory Z Starbuck

You can also pick up some of Tim's art:

4/27 Sunset Hills Makers Market

Follow Typewriter Tim on Facebook & Instagram for more information or TypewriterTim.com

Direct download: TypewriterTimRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:46am CDT

I took a drive out to Washington, MO to meet up with The Volunteers. I had a great time meeting these guys and talking about their new album DALMATIAN, some of the group's history, stories behind some of the songs, answer questions from the fans and more. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Glasses
  • Frostbite
  • I Think A Lot

Pick up your copy today on Bandcamp.com or stream on Spotify. Physical copies available at Vintage Vinyl & River City Music. 

Follow The Volunteers on Facebook & Instagram.

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY

Direct download: TheVolunteers.mp3
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The other day I stopped in to visit Bounce House to discuss how the group formed, new album, recording with Ryan Wasoba, upcoming shows, tour and more!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Teenager Issues
  • Underwater (snippet)

Follow Bounce House on Facebook & Instagram. 

See them LIVE

3/11 City Museum 

3/14 CBGB

3/31 Foam with Kill Vargas & Bucko Toby

4/12 Off Broadway with The Free Years, Jesus Christ Supercar & North By North

4/13 Vintage Vinyl for Record Store Day/Album Release Party

Download "Teenager Issues" TODAY at Bandcamp.com

Direct download: BounceHouseRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:39am CDT

A bit ago I sat down with my Kenny Lee Hall to talk about his songwriting. We get into some of the stories behind the songs and play a few live acoustic. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Wrong Thing at The Right Time
  • Your Phone
  • Jesus, How's Your Mom?
  • Dawgz

Find more Kenny Lee Hall songs on Bandcamp.com or KennyLeeHall.com

See him LIVE

4/18 Joe's Cafe

4/25 The Abbey with Chris Griffith & Chris Lozano

5/4 Webster Groves Garden Cafe

6/8 Lake St.Louis Farmer's Market

Follow him on Facebook at Kenny Lee Hall Songs

 

Direct download: KennyLeeHallRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:21am CDT

The other night I caught up with Patrick & Emilio of Nothing Still after their big Delmar Hall show with Stabbing Westward. They helped fill me in on some of the bands history, getting back together and starting to write new music. 

We talk about everything from Mississippi Nights, influences, recording with Jason McEntire & everything in between.

Follow Nothing Still on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Download their music wherever you get digital music! 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Dance Floor Radio
  • Love Sick
  • Streets On Fire
  • Babydoll

Keep an eye out for more shows and new music coming soon!

Direct download: NothingStill.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:45am CDT

On Tuesday 2/12/19 I invited my friends Gabe Stroup, Ryan Cheney & Matt Hall out to Naked Vine for my monthly Singer Songwriter Storytelling Showcase. This is the live audio recorded that evening!

Be sure to support these guys. Follow Sky Burnt White, STEEPLES & Inner Outlines on social media, listen on Spotify, download on ITunes, wherever you're getting music.

Thanks again to everyone that came out to the show. Join us for the next one 3/12/19 with Jenny Roques, Brad Noe & Andrew Ryan at Naked Vine. $5 7pm

Direct download: SingerSongwriter2.12.19.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:00am CDT

Adam Gaffney & Kendell Scott of Adam Gaffney & The Highway Saints join me for today's episode. We had a lot of fun hanging out talking about growing up in small town Illinois, Adam's time in the Navy, stories from the road, Opening for an Elvis tribute, songwriting & played some live acoustic.

On this episode you'll hear"

  • Nomad (Live acoustic)

Find more Adam Gaffney & The Highway Saints on Spotify & ITunes. New music on the way!!

Follow them on Facebook & Instagram.

See them LIVE

Every Tuesday at Livery Company with Hunter Peebles

Last Saturday of each month at Canton Inn

3/22 Heavy Anchor with Bobby Stevens & Andrew Ryan

3/23 Gaslight with Old Capital & Blackwater 64

4/25 Naked Vine

6/14-15 Beesonstock

 

Direct download: AdamGaffneyKendellScottRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:51am CDT

Rockers Man The Helm join me on today's episode to talk about some of the groups history, their debut HOLD STRONG EP, stories behind some of the songs, recording with Matt Amelung, Road To Pointfest and much more. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Six Feet Under
  • Crows
  • Change

Check out the HOLD STRONG EP wherever you get your digital music!

Follow Man The Helm on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

See them LIVE

3/16 Road To Pointfest at Pop's with Disguise The Limit, Current Year, After Alberta & more

 

Direct download: ManTheHelmRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:08am CDT

The other night I was fortunate enough to hang out with my new friends and 2019 Blues Music Awards Best Emerging Artist Album Nominee, Amanda Fish and Glen James. I just recently saw Amanda Fish Band live for the first time with past guests of the show Jeremiah Johnson Band & Jackson Stokes at The Bootleg in St.Louis. It was unreal! That evening I learned that Amanda had moved to St.Louis area, so I reached out to get on the show.

We talked about her start in Kansas City, BBQ, her album FREE, played some live acoustic, recording, upcoming shows, tour and so much more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Free 
  • Going Down (Live Acoustic)
  • Blessed (Live Acoustic)

Find Amanda Fish music wherever you get digital music or AmandaFishBand.com/store

See her LIVE

2/15 BB's Lawnside Kansas City, MO

2/16 The Bottleneck Lawrence, KS

3/17 National Blues Museum St.Louis, MO

Full calendar at AmandaFishBand.com. Follow her on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Subscribe to her YouTube channel.

Direct download: AmandaFishRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:38am CDT

The other night I stopped in to visit Singer Songwriter Stephanie Stewart at her home. We talked about her new FAMILY TREE EP, some of her and her family's background in music, stories behind some of the song and play a new one live acoustic.  

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Little Man
  • Warrior
  • Caroline
  • Say You Will (Live)

See her LIVE

Every Saturday 12-2 at Fiddlehead Fern Cafe

2//23 at Alpha Brewing Co

Follow her on Facebook & Instagram for more information. Pick up FAMILY TREE wherever you download music!

Direct download: StephanieStewartRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:57pm CDT

Last weekend I stopped in to visit my new friend Mother Stutter at her home. I had such a good time talking with her. We talked about her music, did some live jams from the living room, her upcoming music video & release party, pizza, mental health, tour & much more. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Love on Purpose
  • Sweeter Skin
  • I'm Not Clean Anymore (Live)

Follow Mother Stutter on Facebook & Instagram. MotherStutter.com

See her and her band LIVE

2/14 at The Monocle with Bounce House. Don't miss the premiere of her "Sweeter Skin" music video!

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, YouTube apps or click PLAY

Direct download: MotherStutterRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:09am CDT

The other day I stopped in to visit my longtime friends Franki Cambeletta & Jeremy King of Shift Films and their new adventure Graveyard Shift Podcast. We talk about their start of the podcast, some of the favorite ghost stories, some of their film work, upcoming Benton Park Film Festival and other speaking engagements.

Be sure to click subscribe today to their Graveyard Shift Podcast wherever you listen to podcasts! Follow them on Facebook & Instagram!

See them LIVE

Feb 27 Shift Speaks at Middendorf-Kredell Library in O'Fallon, MO

Mar 29-30 Benton Park Film Festival BPFilmFestival.org

April 11 Shift Speaks TBD

Visit ShiftFilms.net for more information

Direct download: graverpp.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:14pm CDT

Justin Mills of Mills Custom Music Company joins me to discuss moving to St.Louis, starting his company, building amps, cabinets and more. We also talk about his work as a musician like in the band Bounce House.

Find more information or contact Justin for a custom order through Mills Custom Music Company on Facebook & Instagram.

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, Itunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY

Thanks to my wonderful friends at Naked Vine for their support of the show. Swing by and visit them for a glass of wine or whiskey and around for the show. Full listing of wines, whiskey & beers along with their music calendar at NakedVine.net. Follow them on Facebook Twitter & Instagram!

I am very excited to start 2019 with a brand new sponsor Joseph Meyer Club. Check out there awesome after shave! Mention RPPJMC20 during check out at JOSEPHMEYERCLUB.com for 20% off. Always FREE shipping!! For more information, follow them on Facebook.

Direct download: JustinMillsRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:18pm CDT

The other day I caught up with my friend Llmanny at her home. We got it in to talking about her start in music like singing in the church choir to growing as a Hip Hop artist. We also talk music videos, producing beats, upcoming shows and her passion in fitness. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Issa Bop
  • 11:17
  • Vibe On
  • VNF (Live) 

Find all Llmanny on Spotify, ITunes & YouTube. 

See her LIVE

2/2 at Fubar for FemFest

2/23 at The Bootleg at SLUM Awards

Follow her on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter for more dates

Direct download: llmannyrpp.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:45pm CDT

Over the weekend I had the chance to meet and chat with Chan Muarice Evans of YOUPEOPL. We hung out before his shift at School of Rock in Ballwin, MO to discuss his new music with YOUPEOPL, some of his start in music, his work at School of Rock and much more. 

On this episode you'll hear 3 live songs:

  • Youpeopl
  • Seashine
  • Tiny Cloud

Pick up the YOUPEOPL EP today wherever you get your digital music!

You have an opportunity to hang out with YOUPEOPLE & Sorry, Scout this FRIDAY January 25th at Tick Tock Tavern and listen to their new EPs. Join the party 7-9! Hear some new music, grab a cold beverage and enjoy some Steve's Hot Dogs next door!

Find more information about School of Rock at SchoolOfRock.com

Follow YOUPEOPL on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

 

 

Direct download: ChanEvansRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:58am CDT

Chris Helmick returns to the show to discuss some of his work with Giant Steps of St.Louis: School For Austism, the upcoming benefit show he helped organize, his work in music therapy and his current musical project. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Cree Rider "Popppies & The Marigolds"
  • Al Holiday & The East Side Rhythm Band "Ain't No Got A Good Thing"
  • Bottoms Up Blues Gang "South Broadway Blues"
  • Chris Helmick "Atom Bomb" (Unreleased, Exclusive!)

Join at OFF BROADWAY in St.Louis on Jan 26th Saturday Night to help raise some money for Giant Steps of St.Louis and dance to the music of Al Holiday & The East Side Rhythm Band, Cree Rider, Bottoms Up Blues Gang & School of Rock House Band. $20 All Ages!

 

Direct download: ChrisHelmick2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:09pm CDT

On the evening of Jan 8th, 2019 I invited my friends Cree Rider, Cara Louise & Drew Sheafor to join me at Naked Vine for my Singer Songwriter Storytelling Showcase. This was an incredible night filled with amazing songs and lots of laughs. 

Check out the full video on the Rock Paper Podcast YouTube channel! Big shout out to Dan Kelley again for his help recording these shows.

Be sure to follow Cree Rider Family Band, Cara Louise Band & LS Xprss on Facebook & Instagram to see when they are coming to a town near you!

Direct download: CreeCaraDrew1.8.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:33am CDT

Singer songwriter Jenny Roques stops by to talk about her recent Sheryl Crow tribute show, her bands Desire Lines & Tortuga, Cowpuncher Jenny and play some live acoustic. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Burnin Moonlight 
  • The Fire (live acoustic)
  • Desire Lines "Beg For Love"
  • Tortuga "War Cries"

See Jenny LIVE

Jan 19 Desire Lines at Foam

Feb 9 Desire Lines at Foam

Feb 16 Desire Lines at Schlafly Tap Room

All things Jenny Roques at JennyRoques.com. Follow Jenny Roques, Desire Lines & Tortuga on Facebook for more dates & info.

 

Direct download: JennyRoquesRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:00am CDT

Over the weekend I took a drive out to Roxana, IL to meet up with My Remedy! We talk about how the group formed, some early cover songs they did, their first show, how they entertain themselves in a small town and play 2 songs live acoustic.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Turn Around (live acoustic)
  • Too Long (live acoustic)

See them LIVE

1/19 at Sonny's Bar as Agitate The Airwaves presents Settle Your Scores, The Day After, Searching For Nostalgia, Castles & Coljac YSD. $10

Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram for more dates and info.

Direct download: MyRemedyRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:23am CDT

The other night I went up to Gaslight to meet Old Capital Square Dance Club. This was an evening of firsts for the show. It was the first time I've recorded a podcast in a pickup truck, and the first time using Zach's truck's bluetooth option to call Jesse during the show. Needless to say, this episode was a ton a fun! I talked with Zach Anderson, Drew Sheafor, Jesse McClary & special guest Gabby Blanton about the brand new album from OCSDC that has been 6 years in the making. We discuss some of the songs, the album release party and growing up in Vandalia, IL.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Thing For You
  • Rivertown
  • American Dream

Find more info & music by following Old Capital Square Dance Club on Facebook. Digital music available on ITunes & Spotify. 

See them LIVE

Jan 25 at Old Rock House ALBUM RELEASE PARTY with Old Souls Revival, Elliott Pearson & The Passing Lane and The Hague. Tickets at OldRockHouse.com or MetroTix.com

Feb 16 at Off Broadway with The Fighting Side

Thank you to Gabrielle A Photography for snapping a few photos of us!

 

Direct download: OldCapitalSquareDanceClub2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:53pm CDT

Happy 2019!! I kick off the year with a fun new episode with Reggie Pearl & The Public. We get into some of the stories of how this group came to be, their brand new album, stories behind some of the songs, and jam 4 live acoustic songs from the living room. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Bridget
  • Jack (Live acoustic)
  • Bell Jar (Live acoustic)
  • Slap The Bag (Live acoustic)
  • #86 (Live acoustic)

Find all things Reggie Pearl & The Public on Spotify, ITunes or Bandcamp.com. Follow Reggie Pearl on Instagram & SoundCloud. Keep up with The Public on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

See them LIVE

1/5 Private home show at Beef House (message for details)

 

Direct download: ThePublicRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:33pm CDT

On December 11th I invited members of The Defeated County Langen Neubacher, Irene Allen, Devon Cahill & Jeremy Essig to join me at Naked Vine. The four of them sat on stools and played their songs live acoustic and shared stories around the songs. 

Follow The Defeated County, Langen, Devon & Jeremy on Facebook & Instagram. 

See them LIVE

3/16 at Schlafly Tap Room with Prairie Rehab & Sunset Over Houma

Thanks again to Naked Vine for having us out and their continued support!

 

Direct download: SingerSongwriter12.11.18.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:43pm CDT

The other night I stopped by to visit my friend Irene Allen at her home. She sat at the piano and played a few songs live for us! Hope you enjoy! 

See her LIVE

12/29 at Yaquis with Maness Brothers & Chris Powers

12/30 at Yaquis with Eric McSpadden

On this episode you'll hear:

  • “Favorite Pain Killer” (live)
  • “Sorry” (live)
  • The Barn Mice “Take Heart”
  • “The Sweet Spot” (live)
  • “Fuck You” (recorded Live at Off Broadway)

Everything else at TheIreneAllen.com

Direct download: IreneAllen2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:28pm CDT

Brother Lee & The Leather Jackals return to the show to discuss their latest album BEWARE OF BROTHER LEE, shooting their music video for "Hail Hail The Rat King", the album in a cabin in the woods, and we also get in to some creepy stories of ghosts, shadow people and more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Opus 1: Jonestown
  • Witching Hour
  • Hail Hail The Rat King

Pick up BEWARE OF BROTHER LEE wherever you download digital music. Stream it on Spotify. Physical copies at any of the upcoming shows!

See them LIVE

12/25 at St.Laborious aka The Church of Skatan

12/28 at Alpha Brewing Company (Morganford Location) with Pono AM & Dragon Falcon

12/30 at The East Room in Nashville, TN with Sweettalker, Behold The Brave & H.A.R.D 

12/31 at JJ's in Chattanooga, TN with Behold The Brave & Sweettalker

3/7 at Joe's Cafe in St.Louis, MO 

3/8 at Stagger Inn in Edwardsville, IL

Keep up with them on Facebook & Instagram! Subscribe to their YouTube channel!

 

 

 

Direct download: BroLeeRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:39pm CDT

Chris Swan of Soul Motivation Records returns to the show to talk about his new album WELCOME TO THE FELLOWSHIP, stories behind the songs, his battle with addiction and more. We also talk about some of our favorite Christmas movies and more. This was such a fun one to record. I hope you enjoy this episode as much as I did. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • The Fight Song (Rachel Platten Cover)
  • Creed & Vision 
  • Perfect
  • Abundance 

Find more Chris Swan music at ChrisSwanHipHop.com or SoulMotivationRecords.com. Keep up with Chris on Facebook & Instagram.

See him LIVE

1/15 at Evangeline's in St.Louis, MO

Pick up a copy of the album! Digitally available everywhere you download & stream music.

 

Direct download: ChrisSwan2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:26pm CDT

Singer songwriter Zach Sullentrup of Tidal Volume stops by to share some stories behind the songs, talk about their big holiday show, Weezer, roadtrip songs, his World Tour (of the Midwest), pizza and play some live acoustic! 

See Tidal Volume LIVE

12/28 at Blueberry Hill Duck Room with The Hoodie Life, Sigmund Frauds & Young Animals $12 

Tickets are available at Blueberry Hill box office or Ticketmaster.com

Follow Zach Sullentrup & Tidal Volume on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram for more dates & info. Keep an eye out for new music soon! Check out their 2 EP's wherever you get your digital music.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Phone calls Home (Live acoustic)
  • He Gets Me High (Live acoustic)
  • Modern Anxiety (Live acoustic)

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY

Direct download: ZachSullentrupRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:45pm CDT

Multi-Instrumentalist Kyle Ray stops in to talk about his work around town in a few different bands like Whiskey Raccoons, Adam Gaffney & The Highway Saints, Ruffneck Blues Band and more. We also discuss his work at School of Rock educating the youth in the ways Rock!

I had a lot of fun recording this episode with Kyle at Gaslight in St.Louis, MO. Be sure to check out GaslightSTL.com and visit them on the Hill. 

See Kyle LIVE

12/29 Adam Gaffney & The Highway Saints at Canton Inn

1/12 Whiskey Raccoons at Silo Brewery in Cookeville, TN

Be sure to follow him on Facebook & Instagram for more dates & info.

 

 

Direct download: KyleRayRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:53am CDT

Singer songwriter Shaughn Uebinger & his wife Gina stop by the show to discuss her latest EP, stories of sobriety, upcoming tour dates, stories behind the songs & plays some live acoustic.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Six Utah Miners
  • Teardrops on Her Headstone (Live acoustic)
  • Metamphetamine
  • If I Fall (Live acoustic)

See Shaughn & Gina LIVE:

12/22 Westport Saloon Kansas City

1/12 Defiance Ridge Vineyard Defiance, MO

1/13 Point Labaddie Brewery

1/19 Brews Eureka Springs, AR

1/27 River City Opry at Off Broadway in St.Louis, MO

2/1 Wages West Plains, MO

Follow Shaughn on Facebook for more dates & information. 

Pick up his album wherever you get digital music! Physical copies at shows!

Direct download: ShaughnUebingerRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:08am CDT

The other night I stopped in at The Pocket to record with my new friends Annie & Jess of IWENTTOASHOW.com to talk about all their work they've been doing to document and support St.Louis music over the last several years. We talk about how the idea started, putting on shows and what might be next for IWTAS.

Join them 

Friday December 21st at OFF BROADWAY for A CHRISTMAS SHERYL: A Tribute to the music of Sheryl Crow featuring Beth Bombara, Stacey Winter, AV & The Dirty Details, Jenny Roques & Friends. Special guest John Calvin Abney. Hosted by Kelsey McClure. $10 All Ages!

Find more information by following them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Iwenttoashow.com

 

Direct download: IWTASrpp.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:52am CDT

Al Holliday of Al Holliday & The East Side Rhythm Band returns to the show to discuss their brand new album 4963, their recent trip to The Netherlands & much more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Ain't No One Got A Good Thing
  • Lady On The Street
  • Funky Butt Brass Band "Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin" ft Al Holliday (Albert King cover)
  • That Bird Has Flown

See Al Holliday LIVE

Dec 14th at Off Broadway with Funky Butt Brass Band for Brasstravaganza

Dec 22 Southern Exposure at Broadway Oyster Bar

Jan 17 at Joe's Cafe 

Jan 26 at Off Broadway Rock The Spectrum: Benefit for Giant Steps of St.Louis with Cree Rider Family Band, Bottoms Up Blues Gang & School Of Rock

Direct download: AlHolliday3RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:48am CDT

Surco returns to the show to discuss their brand new debut album VOL 1 along with their release party. We give you a sneak peek at what they've been up to and talk stories of the studio and behind the music. 

See them LIVE

12/15 at The Bootleg at Atomic Cowboy for Winter Disco 3/Album Release Party with Brother Francis & The Soultones

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Liftoff
  • Back Again
  • Sneak Diss (Live)

Physical copies of VOL 1 will be available at shows. Digitally everywhere 12/15. Be sure to keep with Surco on Facebook & Instagram. Surcogrooves.com

Direct download: surco2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:34am CDT

Rockers Inner Outlines return to the show to discuss their brand new album PERSPECTIVES, debut a new song and video! We get into talking about recording with Kevin Gates at REACH Audio, stories behind the songs, the Release Party and much more. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Halo
  • Still Waiting
  • Reincarnate

Don't miss the ALBUM RELEASE PARTY happening December 15th at Pop's in Sauget, IL with special guests The Many Colored Death, Goodtimes & Company, Tri-State, Apollo's Daughter & The Skagbyrds.

You can head over to InnerOutlines.com TODAY and pre-order the album and receive a FREE ticket to the show! PERSPECTIVE available everywhere on 12/14/18.

 

Direct download: InnerOutlines3RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:54am CDT

In November, I invited my friends and St.Louis singer songwriters Mattie Schell, Sean Kimble & Nick Gusman to join me at Naked Vine for this month's Singer Songwriter Storytelling Show. We had so much fun this evening! The following audio is the live recording of that night!

Big thanks to Naked Vine for their continued support! Thanks to Dan Kelley for his help recording these shows. 

Be sure to check out Mattie in her group River Kittens. EP available everywhere you get your music. 

Follow Sean in his band Brother Lee & The Leather Jackals

Pick up Nick Gusman's debut album now on Vinyl, CD & Digitally.

Direct download: SingerSongwriter11.13.18.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:50am CDT

Last night I stopped in to visit some friends Phil & Jack Wright to talk about their upcoming party 13th Annual Phillip-A-Looza to help fight ALS. You'll hear all the details, the stacked lineup, we also talk in depth about their personal connection to ALS, and even get them to play LIVE!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • The Scandaleros "City Girls"
  • Jack Wright ft Phil Wright "Air Mattress"

Don't miss PHILLIP-A-LOOZA Dec 7th & 8th at Old Rock House in St.Louis, MO

Tickets now available on MetroTix.com

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY

 

Thanks to my wonderful friends at Naked Vine for their support of the show. Swing by and visit them for a glass of wine or whiskey and around for the show. Full listing of wines, whiskey & beers along with their music calendar at NakedVine.net. Follow them on Facebook Twitter & Instagram!

I’m very proud to say this show is now sponsored by Hess Van Schlemer Metalworks. Give them a call for all of your metal working needs.   Visit them at HVSMetalworksart.com 

Direct download: Phillipalooza4RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:53am CDT

Gary Robert of Gary Robert And The Community returns to the show to discuss their brand new album ISOLATION. Now available on Digital, CD & Vinyl. We talk about some of stories behind these songs and share a few, recording at Firebrand, working on a music video, upcoming Release Party and more.

See Gary Robert And The Community LIVE

Nov 30 at Album Release Party at The Heavy Anchor with Sunwyrm & Pirate Signal

Dec 21 at The Haunt with Misunderstood

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Isolation
  • Celestine
  • Calm Before The Scream

We also talked about appearing in Carpazine

Find more Gary Robert and The Community information by following them on Facebook. GaryRobertandTheCommunity.bandcamp.com

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY

 

Direct download: GaryRobert2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:41am CDT

The other day Lexy, Brad & myself stopped in to visit an old friend, the one and only Ron Stevens, to record a video with him at OnSTL studios. We had so much fun hanging out with Ron. 

Afterwards, we went in to the studio to sit and talk about our show we have coming up. I had a lot of fun chatting with Lexy & Brad about Riffs For Gifts including the bands, the auction items, how it was named, sponsors, and everyone that has helped make this show possible. 

Through out the show you'll hear some of the music from the evening from all of the bands!

  • Outrun The Fall "Wolf Tiger"
  • ThePour "Hey Runaway"
  • Steeples "Sho Luv"
  • Monkh and The People "People Power"
  • The Matching Shoe "St.Louis 1979"
  • Silent Hollow "Lies In Fiction"

Don't miss it! It's for the children!

Direct download: RiffsForGifts2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:00pm CDT

The other night I caught up with some friends in a Denny's to discuss our upcoming show Riffs For Gifts over some pancakes. This episode is full of laughs and good times. I'm joined by Brad Jackson & David Dorney of Beards and Mustache of STL or BAMSTL, and Brandon Barbier of Outrun The Fall. 

See all of them at RIFFS FOR GIFTS happening on November 24th at Pop's in Sauget, IL

Live music from:

  • OUTRUN THE FALL
  • THEPOUR
  • STEEPLES
  • MONKH AND THE PEOPLE
  • THE MATCHING SHOE
  • SILENT HOLLOW

There will also be 

  • SANTA
  • RAFFLES
  • 50/50
  • HOSTED BY BIG DAVE CANOY & MR.HAMILTON

Find more BAMSTL information on their Facebook page

Find more Outrun The Fall by picking up their latest EP on ITunes or Spotify. Follow them on Facebook & Instagram.

 

Direct download: RiffsForGifts1RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:28am CDT

A bit ago singer songwriters Lauren Anderson & Meg Williams along with percussionist Kirby Newman were rolling through St.Louis area. They took a few minutes to hang out during breakfast to talk about tour, stories behind some of the songs, music videos, Knuckleheads, and play some live acoustic. 

We recorded this episode at the newly opened Roasted Coffee & Wine Bar in Lake St.Louis, MO. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Lauren Anderson "What If (live acoustic)"
  • Lauren Anderson "The Game"
  • Meg Williams "You Let Me Down"
  • Lauren Anderson "Make A Mistake (live acoustic)"

Follow Lauren & Meg on Facebook & Instagram. Download some songs on ITunes or stream on Spotify. 

LaurenAndersonMusic.com

MegWilliamsMusic.com

 

Direct download: LaurenAndersonMegWilliamsRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:40pm CDT

Chris Schott of I Like The Future And The Future Likes Me stops by to discuss his new EP, share some stories behind the songs, even play one live on the piano! We also discuss his start in music, neckbeards, recording this EP with Daniel Williams, Little Mermaid, Wesley Willis & more.

You'll hear:

  • Come Together
  • 14 Empty Bottles of Mountain Dew
  • That Really Friended My Zone

Head over to Bandcamp.com to download the EP

See Chris LIVE

11/17 with Bobby Stevens Band at Hoppin Hog Mad Art Gallery

Direct download: ChrisSchottRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:04am CDT

The other night I caught up with Let's Not to discuss their brand new single "Sidewhip", upcoming release party, adding Bob McMahon on drums, covering Keith Sweat, 2 Live Crew & Jeremy shares a crazy story about picking a fight in a bar. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Sidewhip
  • Submitted

See them LIVE

Nov 16th "Sidewhip" Single Release Party at Off Broadway with The Defeated County & Mammoth Piano FREE SHOW

Follow Let's Not on Facebook for more details

 

Direct download: LetsNotRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:26am CDT

Singer songwriter Hunter Peebles joins me for today's episode! We get in to talking about his start in music, some early influences, his first performance, play some live acoustic and share the stories behind the songs. 

See Hunter LIVE

11/8 Porter's Collinsville, IL

11/9 Copper Fire

11/16 Porter's 

11/17 Bennie's Pizza Belleville, IL

12/8 Bennie's Pizza

12/13 Porter's 

12/15 Hemingway's Zen Garden

Follow Hunter Peebles Music on Facebook & Instagram

 

Direct download: HunterPeeblesRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:58am CDT

Comedian Emily Hickner joins me on today’s episode to discuss her start in comedy, getting to perform with some greats like Jim Breuer, Flyover Comedy Festival, her new Instagram cartoon and more.

See Emily Hickner LIVE

11/8 at Flyover Comedy Festival at Improv Shop with Shane Torres & Rafe Williams

11/14 at Best of STL Comedy Showcase at Funny Bone with Max Price, Andrew Frank & Ricky Royal

11/16 Coffee Break with Yale Hollander at Foam

Follow @ConvoswithmyTherapist on Instagram

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click play


Thanks to my wonderful friends at Naked Vine for their support of the show. Swing by and visit them for a glass of wine or whiskey and around for the show. Full listing of wines, whiskey & beers along with their music calendar at NakedVine.net. Follow them on Facebook Twitter & Instagram!

I’m very proud to say this show is now sponsored by Hess Van Schlemer Metalworks. Give them a call for all of your metal working needs.   Visit them at HVSMetalworksart.com 

Direct download: EmilyHicknerRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:07am CDT

The other night I stopped in at Denny's to hang out with my friend Max Price. We get in to talking about Open Mic and some good tips if you're thinking about trying an open mic, we talk about the hard work he's put into his Best of St.Louis Comedy Showcase & being a part of Flyover Comedy Festival. 

Big thanks to Denny's for letting us hang out and record and serving up some delicious pancakes!

See Max Price LIVE

Nov 9 at Flyover Comedy Festival

Nov 14 at Best of St.Louis Comedy Showcase with Emily Hickner, Andrew Frank & Ricky Royal

Follow him on Instagram @maxpriceisme for more dates and information

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY

Direct download: MaxPrice2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:29am CDT

Tree One Four returns! I had a great time recording this one and catching up with my buddies in Tree One Four. We talk about their debut album, share a couple of tracks, share some stories behind the songs, Tim's thumbs, upcoming shows & much more. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Samuel Jackson
  • Shadows

Pick up their album THROUGH THE BRUSH on ITunes & Spotify!

 

See them LIVE

Nov 3 at Pop's

Nov 16 at The Bootleg with Steady Flow & Cycles

Dec 8 at Halo Bar after The Revivalists

Dec 14 at Broadway Oyster Bar with The Driftaways & Kamikaze Kush

Jan 26 at Imperial Pub & Club with Spillie Nelson & Ruffneck Blues Band

Follow them on Facebook & Instagram for more info & dates.

 

Direct download: TreeOneFour2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:01am CDT

Singer Songwriter Eric Barnes joins me to discuss his start in music, 1900 Park, stories behind a few of his songs and play some live acoustic.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Bars
  • Old Bill
  • Trouble These Days
  • I Wish

See Eric LIVE

11/15 at Naked Vine

Follow him on Facebook for more dates & information.

Direct download: EricBarnesRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:52am CDT

On Tuesday October 9th, I invited my friends Phillip Russo, Matthew Hitchcock & Samantha Clemons to join me at Naked Vine for my Singer Songwriter Storytelling Showcase. This episode is the audio from that evening!

Left to Right: Phillip Russo, Matthew Hitchcock & Samantha Clemons. Photo by Jessica Hitchcock

If you've been following along, this one has much improved audio quality. I'd like to give a big THANKS to Dan Kelley for his help recording and editing this episode. Also shout out to Jessica Hitchcock for snapping some great pictures of the evening. 

Join us for the next one on November 13th at Naked Vine with Nick Gusman, Mattie Schell & Sean Kimble. $5

Poster by New Scar Design

 

Thanks to my wonderful friends at Naked Vine for their support of the show. Swing by and visit them for a glass of wine or whiskey and around for the show. Full listing of wines, whiskey & beers along with their music calendar at NakedVine.net. Follow them on Facebook Twitter & Instagram!

I’m very proud to say this show is now sponsored by Hess Van Schlemer Metalworks. Give them a call for all of your metal working needs.   Visit them at HVSMetalworksart.com 

Direct download: SingerSongwriter10.9.18.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:02am CDT

Singer Songwriter Nick Gusman returns to the show! We get right in to talking about his debut album DEAR HARD TIMES, his release party, stories behind the songs, some of the talented people that played on the recordings, tour, music video, and play some live acoustic. 

This episode was recorded from The Pocket in St.Louis, MO. The first Jam B&B, visit ThePocketSTL.com

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Look At Me Now
  • Wild & Blue (Live Acoustic) (John Anderson Cover)
  • The Ballad of John Wilson
  • Left Behind (Live Acoustic)

Join us on November 9th at Off Broadway to celebrate the release of DEAR HARD TIMES. Physical copies will be available. CD or Vinyl. FREE SHOW!! Also performing that evening will be AV & The Dirty Details and Brother Francis & The Soultones. 

Also catch Nick LIVE

11/13 at Naked Vine Singer Songwriter Storytelling Showcase with Mattie Schell & Sean Kimble

12/4 at Blue Plate Radio Knoxville, TN

12/12 at Adair's in Dallas, TX

Visit NickGusman.com for full tour dates. Follow Nick on Facebook & Instagram.

 

Direct download: NickGusman2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:13am CDT

The other night I caught up with Indie Rock group Sorry, Scout to discuss their recently released NEVER ASKED FOR IT EP, how the group formed, stories behind the songs, upcoming Halloween show and much more. 

On this episode you'll get to listen to their entire EP

  • Never Asked For It
  • Simona
  • Great Modern Homes

Now available digitally everywhere. Physical copies in St.Louis at Vintage Vinyl & Euclid Records. 

See them LIVE

10/31 at Heavy Anchor with Tiger Rider, Granddad & Bounce House. Hosted by Maxi Glamour. $10 8pm

11/30 at Vintage Vinyl

Find more dates and information by visiting SorryScout.com & following them on Facebook & Instagram.

 

 

Direct download: SorryScoutRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:49am CDT

Audio Engineer & Film Maker Justin Fisher joins me for this episode! Recorded at the beautiful SmithLee Productions in Maplewood, MO. We get in to talking about Justin's work at SmithLee, from being a musician to some of the musicians and talent he's worked with, We also talk about his new documentary Gateway Sound that will be screening at the St.Louis International Film Festival.

See Gateway Sound November 3rd at The St.Louis International Film Festival 2pm at KDHX The Stage. Visit GatewaySoundFilm.com for more information. 

You can also follow Gateway Sound & SmithLee Productions on Facebook

Direct download: JustinFisherRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:04pm CDT

The other night I took a trip out to Granite City, IL meet up with singer songwriter Dean Justus of Justus & The Experience to talk about his start in music, love, stories behind the songs, hip hop, Snoop Dogg & play some live acoustic jams.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Human Race
  • Dance Gypsy Dance
  • If Heaven Had a Phone/Keep The Love Alive

See Justus & The Experience LIVE

10/19 at Red Fish Blue Fish in St.Charles, MO with Bongo Jak Vs. The Loop Machine & Blake Gardner & The Farmers

11/1 Lascelle's

11/2 Skeeter's

11/10 3rd Bar

11/13 Vintage Wine Bar

Follow him on Facebook for more dates & info!

 

 

Direct download: DeanJustusRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:31pm CDT

Young bluesman Matt "The Rattlesnake" Lesch stops in to discuss his debut album, recording with Paul Niehaus at Blue Lotus Recording Studio, how he started out playing guitar and writing songs, influences and more. 

Don't miss the FURIOUS STRIKE Album Release Party on Oct 20th at Hwy 61 Roadhouse Kitchen in Webster Groves, MO. FREE SHOW!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Cross Cut Saw (Albert King cover)
  • Still Got My Blues

Follow Matt "Rattlesnake" Lesch on Facebook for more dates and information.

 

Direct download: MattRattlesnakeLeschRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:55am CDT

Joe & Khyle of Luxora stop by to talk about their new EP, recording, how the band formed, Mitch Hedberg, Spectrum of Sound & much more. 

See them LIVE

Oct 27 at Pop's with For The City, Disguise The Limit, Stump Water Shine & Verba Stellae 

On this episode you'll hear: 

  • Death Of A Best Friend
  • Calypso

Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!

 

Direct download: LuxoraRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:56pm CDT

Morning Mtn returns to discuss their debut album, recording, stories behind some of the songs, the release party and much more!

See them LIVE 

November 2nd at Foam Album Release Party with special guest The Randys $5 

Shirt + CD for $15

On this episode you'll hear 3 tracks from the upcoming album

  • I Don't Need It
  • Further
  • Gone

Follow them on Facebook & Instagram

 

Direct download: MorningMtn2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:51am CDT

The other night I caught up with Jordan & Eric of Shootin' The Dawg Shit Podcast for a crossover episode. I had a blast hanging out with these guys and talking about their show, how they met,stand up comedy & improv, and much more. 

Be sure to click SUBSCRIBE on Shootin The Dawg Shit wherever you listen to podcasts!

Also check out my appearance on their show!

Direct download: ShootinTheDawgShitRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:06am CDT

Singer songwriter Devon Cahill returns to the show! We get to talking about her new solo EP, what inspired some of the songs, her big release party, her new music video, recording at Suburban Pro Studios and play live acoustic.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Hindsight
  • My Grace (live acoustic)

Pick up her WHEN I WAKE EP on Friday 10/12 at OFF BROADWAY in St.Louis with special guests Tonina & Mt.Thelonis Tickets at OffBroadwaySTL.com

Follow her on Facebook & Instagram. 

Visit DevonCahill.bandcamp.com

 

Direct download: DevonCahillRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:25am CDT

A little while back Meg Williams rolled through St.Louis to play at Evangeline's, while she was in town we decided to meet up at The Pocket and record a podcast. Meg brought along her band Kirby (drums) and Dan (guitar). We talk about her about her EP, some stories behind the songs, Nashville and food!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Little Bit Of The Devil
  • I Feel A Heart Ache Coming
  • Come On Over To Me

Pick up a copy on ITunes or stream on Spotify. MegWilliamsMusic.com

See her LIVE

Oct 11 in Nashville at The Local

Oct 12 in Nashville at Bowery Vault

Nov 3 in Lake St.Louis, MO at Roasted Coffee & Wine Bar

Nov 14 in New York City at Rockwood Music Hall

Follow Meg Williams on Facebook & Instagram!

 

Direct download: MegWilliamsRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:35am CDT

This weekend I stopped in to visit Bongo Jak at his home in St.Louis to discuss his brand new album, upcoming release party, tour and more. He also played a live track for the show and explained his loop station. It's pretty incredible to watch him work live. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Feed The Flame (Live)
  • Jah Is Gonna Live On
  • Flow Bear

See him LIVE

10/10 Venice Cafe ALBUM RELEASE PARTY with Joe Foerster

10/12 The Office Belleville, IL

10/13 Martini Joe's in Marion, IL

10/19 Red Fish Blue Fish in St.Charles, MO

10/21 Swampy Sundays

10/26 Da-nite Tavern in Murphysboro, IL

Direct download: BongoJakRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:55am CDT

A bit ago I was fortunate enough to talk some Jazz with a few of the best in the city at The Dark Room. I was joined by Ben Reece (Saxophone), Mo Egeston (Piano) & Kasimu Taylor (Trumpet). We discussed the Sounds Of St.Louis showcase that was put together at The Dark Room & Grandel Theatre after LouFest was canceled, how they became regulars at The Dark Room, the Kranzberg Arts Foundation and much more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Mo Egeston - Themes From G6
  • Ben Reece's Unity Quartet - Lazy Afternoon
  • Kasimu Taylor Quartet - Laura Therina

See them LIVE at the Dark Room

Kasimu Taylor every Wednesday

Ben Reece Unity Quartet every Thursday

Mo Egeston every Saturday

Follow them on Facebook for more dates and music.

 

 

Direct download: BenMoKasimuRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:44am CDT

Singer songwriter Gavin M. returns to the show! We recorded this one at his home in St.Louis, MO and talked about his upcoming trip to Europe, upcoming dates, played some live acoustic and share a brand new song "Don't Forget Me" that he wrote which is been helping raising money for Alzheimer's disease.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Where Did Your Heart Go (Live Acoustic)
  • Don't Forget Me ft Bel De Silva

Get more Gavin M music wherever you buy digital music or CDs at any of his shows. Gavin-M.com

See him LIVE

Oct 5 Belleville,  IL Chili Cook Off

Oct 8 at Gaslight 

Oct 19 at Scape 

Find all of his dates, and his travel blog as he documents his journey on tour at Gavin-M.com

 

 

Direct download: GavinM4RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:53am CDT

On September 11, 2018 I invited Emily Wallace, Kevin Babb & Joshua Eaker to join me for my monthly Singer Songwriter Storytelling Show at Naked Vine. This is the audio from that evening!

Don't miss the next one on Oct 9th (and every 2nd Tuesday of the month) with Phillip Russo, Matthew Hitchcock & Samantha Clemons. 7pm $5

Be sure to follow them on Facebook & Instagram and download some music from Emily Wallace (and her band The Sleepy Rubies), Kevin Babb and Joshua Eaker (and his band Brother Lee and The Leather Jackals).

 

Direct download: EmilyKevinJosh911RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:30am CDT

Scott James returns! I had a real good time hanging out with Comedian/Musician Scott James in his basement which we turned into a  make shift podcast studio for the afternoon. We talked about everything from comedy, his old band, football, and more. 

See Scott LIVE

Oct 4th at The Babylon in St.Peters for Stand Up Showcase with Jack Schurk & Jimmy Day

Dec 6th at The Firebird

Follow Scott on Facebook & Twitter for more dates & information

 

Direct download: ScottJames2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:08am CDT

Ryan, Nick & Nathan of St.Louis band Anima/Animus join me to discuss their debut EP and EP Release Party, stories behind some of the songs, their new music video, are most Metal things we've done, recording with Matt Amelung and a lot more. Recorded in the basement of Strange Donuts so shout out to Strange Donuts for letting us hang out.

On this epiosde you'll hear

  • Drift Away
  • 6 Years
  • Ancient

Be sure to pick up the EP wherever you get your digital music. Follow them on Facebook & Instagram. See them LIVE

Oct 21 at Fubar with My Children My Bride

Nov 10 at Fubar with Unimagined 

 

Direct download: AnimaAnimusRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:47am CDT

Today's episode I'm joined by the cast of Efflictim. We talk about how this cast came together, taking the film from a web series to feature film, their premiere party and much more. 

Head over to EfflictimTheMovie.com today to purchase tickets to the premiere happening November 3rd in Emerson Theater at Harris Stowe University St.Louis, MO.

On this episode you'll hear Divide The Empire's "Carnival Ride" which appears on the Efflicitim soundtrack. 

 

Direct download: EfflictimRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:06am CDT

The Fade return! They brought along a tasty new album with them! I caught up with them before rehersal at their Mercy Studios to discuss the new album GOOD DREAM GONE, their release party, recording, stories behind the songs and much more. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • I Wanna Go
  • Hollow Doors
  • Shoe Fits

Join us on October 6th at The Duck Room in Blueberry Hill for the GOOD DREAM GONE Release Party with special guests TOK & The Mindframes. Tickets are $6 in advance and may be purchased at the Blueberry Hill box office or Ticketmaster.com

Follow The Fade on Facebook & Instagram!

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY

 

Direct download: TheFade2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:52am CDT

Today I welcome back to the show my friends Jeff & Jennifer Nichols (Tencents) & Brandon Barbier (Outrun The Fall). They brought along Brian Higginbotham (Fighting For Autism) to discuss their upcoming event. 

We get into talking about some of the history of Fighting For Autism, some of the stats around autism, other events they host around the world and more. We talk about how the idea of Spectrum of Sound Music Festival came to be, the bands that will be playing, what else to expect and much more.

On this episode you'll hear

  • Outrun The Fall - Wolf Tiger
  • Echoes From Ashes - Cold Surrender
  • Luxora - Death Of A Best Friend

Join us September 29th at Olympia Athletics Center in St.Charles, MO for Spectrum of Sound Music Festival featuring live music from:

  • Outrun The Fall
  • Common Jones
  • Tree One Four
  • Luxora
  • Echoes From Ashes
  • Pogo Funk
  • Guerrilla Theory
  • Common Time Blues
  • Calloway Circus
  • Joe Bizelli

You can also expect:

  • Face painting
  • Food
  • Car Smash
  • Car Show
  • Burnout Contest
  • Fashion Show
  • and much more

Get involved with Fighting For Autism on Facebook and RSVP to the event. FightingForAutism.com

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: SpectrumOfSoundRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:54am CDT

Last weekend Brad Williams was in St.Louis performing all 5 shows at Helium Comedy Club. I was able to make it out Thursday night and met Brad after the show. I've been a big fan of his for a long time now, from his comedy CDs and Specials to his podcast About Last Night that he does with Adam Ray. This episode was recording in the green room at Helium Comedy just before the Saturday night shows.

We talk about Brad's weekend in St.Louis checking out City Museum and eating some BBQ, his new Netflix special coming this Fall, his podcast and more. 

If you haven't, pick up Brad's Showtime specials FUN SIZE and DADDY ISSUES on DVD or pick up his 2 CD's. BradWilliamsComedy.com. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram to see when he's in your town. Also click SUBSCRIBE to About Last Night!

 

Direct download: BradWilliamsRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:52am CDT

St.Louis rock band Karma Dealer join me on today's episode to discuss their debut EP, Release Party, preview some of the tracks, stories behind the songs and more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Hang Man
  • D'Juice
  • Anarchy
  • Save Me

See Karma Dealer LIVE

9/15 at Blueberry Hill Duck Room EP RELEASE PARTY with Divide The Empire, Of Wolves And Whiskey & Armenta $10

9/22 at Ink Spot Block Party in Winfield, MO with Inimical Drive, Steeples, Divide The Empire, Sky Burnt White, Out Amongst The Masses, Common Jones, Fly Method, Outrun The Fall, Modern Gold, Hounds, Bleach & Yung Wallflower. FREE with Ticket!

10/27 at Sonny's Bar for Agitate The Airwaves Halloween Show

11/3 at Red Fish Blue Fish in St.Charles, MO with Divine Sorrow & The Many Colored Death

Follow Karma Dealer on Facebook & Instagram for more information. 

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY

Direct download: KarmaDealerRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:37pm CDT

Anything But Credible Podcast RETURNS! I had so much fun recording this episode with Nick, Keith & Griff of Anything But Credible Podcast. It gets real silly and we talk about a lot of random weirdness. But what else would you expect from Anything But Credible!?

Be sure to click SUBSCRIBE on their show wherever you get your podcasts! AnythingButCredible.com

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music & YouTube apps or click PLAY

Direct download: ABCpod2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:41pm CDT

Last week Sawyer Fredericks rolled through St.Louis on his HIDE YOUR GHOST tour. He performed at Off Broadway with good friend of the show Beth Bombara. It was an incredible evening! Before the show Sawyer took a few minutes out to talk to with me about his new album, music videos, Imo's pizza, tour, stories behind some of the songs and play one live acoustic!

Big THANK YOU to The Pocket  for letting us hang out and record this episode.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Hide Your Ghost (Live acoustic)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c3J506oJPV0

  • Should've Known Better
  • Red Memories

Follow Sawyer on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Subscribe to his YouTube channel for more videos!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FIZ5pUOHCn4

Pick up a copy of HIDE YOUR GHOST today at SawyerFredericks.com or any digital platform. Available on Vinyl, CD & Digital.

See him on TOUR. Follow him on Bandsintown to see when he's near you!

Oct 16 Charlotte, NC

Oct 17 St.Augstine, FL

Oct 18 Boca Raton, FL

Oct 19 Tampa, FL

Oct 22 Washington, DC

Oct 24 Ardmore, PA

Oct 25 New York, NY

 

Direct download: SawyerFredericksRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:57am CDT

The other night I stopped by to visit my new friend Kevin Babb at his home studio. We get in to talking about his early days of learning guitar, play some live acoustic, share some stories behind the songs, aliens, and other random weirdness. 

Don't miss Kevin Babb at September's Singer Songwriter Storytelling Showcase with Emily Wallace & Joshua Eaker on Tuesday 11th 7pm $5

On this episode you'll hear:

  • San Fransisco
  • Devil In Disguise 
  • Little Bit of Trouble
  • Can't Get Away

Follow Kevin on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Grab some music on ITunes or Spotify! Everything at KBabb.com

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, Itunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY

Direct download: KevinBabbRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:17am CDT

On Tuesday August 14th, I invited my friends Bobby Stevens, Ahna Schoenhoff & Matt Wynn to join me at Naked Vine for my Singer Songwriter Storytelling Show. Today's episode is the live audio from that evening! There is one weird spot in the audio in the middle where my batteries died during recording and had to swap them out. Oops!

Left to Right: Ahna Schoenhoff, Bryan Herr (Naked Vine), Bobby Stevens (back) & Matt Wynn

Don't miss the next Singer Songwriter Storytelling Showcase with Emily Wallace, Kevin Babb & Joshua Eaker happening on Tuesday September 11. 7pm $5

 

Please support these three! Follow them on Facebook & Instagram. Buy their music, go to a show!

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY

Direct download: SingerSongwriter8.14.18RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:08am CDT

Comedian Andy Hamilton returns to the show! We talk about his adventures in comedy over the last 2 years including hosting his own show O'Fallon Out Loud at Rendezvous Cafe in O'Fallon, MO, improv comedy, pancakes and much more. This episode was recorded live at Denny's!

See Andy Hamilton LIVE

8/30 at Helium Comedy for Comics Against Humanity

9/8 at Rendezvous Cafe for O'Fallon Out Loud with James Johann, Will O'Donnell & Tina Dybal

10/20 at Rendezvous Cafe for Missouri Writers Guild 

Follow O'Fallon Out Loud on Facebook & Instagram for more show updates! Call Rendezvous and make reservations Today!

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Direct download: AndyHamilton2RPP.mp3
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Over the weekend I took a drive out to Troy, MO to meet my friends Big Dave Canoy, Robby Kallery & Joel Colby at The Ink Spot to talk about the 9th Annual Ink Spot Block Party. We discuss the lineup, some of our favorite moments in Block Party history, CDs vs digial music and much more!

Left to Right: Joel (Inimical Drive), Dave (Ink Spot) & Robby (Ink Spot)

Don't miss this party happening on September 22nd at Winfield Fairgrounds. Tickets are FREE from any of the sponsors, either the Ink Spot Troy or Ink Spot St.Peters! I also have a stack a tickets if you see me around. LIVE MUSIC from:

  • Inimical Drive
  • Steeples
  • Out Amongst The Masses
  • Sky Burnt White
  • Karma Dealer
  • Common Jones
  • Fly Method
  • Divide The Empire
  • Modern Gold
  • Outrun The Fall
  • Yung Wallflower
  • Hounds
  • Bleach

Be sure to RSVP on Facebook for more details, LIKE the Ink Spot Block Party page!

This episode you'll hear:

  • Inimical Drive "From The Ground"
  • Bleach "Dead"
  • Steeples "Sticks & Stones"

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Thanks to my wonderful friends at Naked Vine for their support of the show. Swing by and visit them for a glass of wine or whiskey and around for the show. Full listing of wines, whiskey & beers along with their music calendar at NakedVine.net. Follow them on Facebook Twitter & Instagram!

I’m very proud to say this show is now sponsored by Hess Van Schlemer Metalworks. Give them a call for all of your metal working needs.   Visit them at HVSMetalworksart.com 

Direct download: InkSpotBlockParty9RPP.mp3
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Last week I stopped by STL Style on Cherokee Street to record with my friends Jeff & Randy Vines. This was a first for the show, the first twins on the show. I had a great time recording this one. We get in to talking about their love of St.Louis, starting their own business, being business partners since 2001, and we talk about growing up in Creve Coeur. 

Be sure to visit them at 3159 Cherokee St in St.Louis, MO or online at STL-Style.com. Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!

Listen on Spotify, ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY

 

Direct download: JeffRandyVinesRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:58am CDT

Sunday afternoon immediately following River City Opry at Off Broadway, I caught up with Singer Songwriter Tim Crosby for a nice chat about some of his songs, growing up in southern Illinois, upcoming shows, videos, play some live acoustic & more!

 

This episode was recorded at The Pocket in St.Louis, MO, located right next door to Off Broadway. Big thanks to Dan at The Pocket for letting us hang out. Please visit ThePocketSTL.com

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Works Too Hard
  • Probably Will (Live Acoustic)
  • My Father's Son
  • Second Best (Live Acoustic)

Pick up Tim Crosby & The Lightning Strikes album RESURRECTION MULE FARM today on Amazon, CDBaby or ITunes

See Tim Crosby LIVE

Sept 1 at Summer Sun Down Festival Effingham, IL

Sept 15 at Turnerfest Mount Olive, IL

Sept 27 at Abbey Espresso Bar Songwriter Night Belleville, IL

 

 

 

Direct download: TimCrosbyRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:39pm CDT

International Superstar, the amazing Aina Cook returns to the show! This time around we have a brand new album to talk about, we also talk about the new Al Holliday & The East Side Rhythm Band album, release party, stories behind the songs and much more!

On this episode you'll get a sneak peek at the new album:

  • Bad Taste In Men
  • Rain Today

Pick up the album TODAY on ITunes. 

Head over to AinaCook.com also follow her on Facebook & Instagram.

See her LIVE

8/31 Album Release Party at Cafe Berlin in Columbia, MO 

 

Direct download: AinaCook2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:04am CDT

Today's episode was recorded from inside Tritone Guitars with none other than Mr.Tritone himself Dave Anderson. We talk about the shop, LouFest, working with the Burney Sisters, Grace Basement, upcoming shows and his work with Arturia Synth.

Hear an exclusive sneak peek at a song "Tired" that Dave recorded on with The Burney Sisters. Due out very soon!

See Dave LIVE

8/29 at The Ready Room LouFest Preview Party with Grace Basement along with Srub & Dracla

9/8 & 9 at LouFest with The Burney Sisters (Saturday) and Grace Basement (Sunday)

9/28-30 at Roots n Blues n BBQ Fest in Columbia, MO with The Burney Sisters

Follow Tritone Guitars on Facebook, Instagram and visit Tritone-Guitars.com

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Thanks to my wonderful friends at Naked Vine for their support of the show. Swing by and visit them for a glass of wine or whiskey and around for the show. Full listing of wines, whiskey & beers along with their music calendar at NakedVine.net. Follow them on Facebook Twitter & Instagram!

I’m very proud to say this show is now sponsored by Hess Van Schlemer Metalworks. Give them a call for all of your metal working needs.   Visit them at HVSMetalworksart.com 

Direct download: DaveAnderson2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:26am CDT

The other night I caught up with husband & wife Keith and Tiffany Hafner of Down Swinging to discuss their latest album, upcoming tour, stories behind these songs and play one live acoustic!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Scout's Honor (Live Acoustic)
  • Fearless
  • November

Pick up their album FEARLESS today wherever you get digital music or physical copies at the upcoming shows.

See them LIVE

8/25 at Pop's in St.Louis for Rock The Vote

8/30 Cape Giradeau, MO

8/31 Columbia, MO

9/1 Kansas City, MO

9/2 Springfield, MO

Follow them on Facebook & Instagram for more information! 

Direct download: DownSwingingRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:13pm CDT

Last week I met up with Pop singer songwriters Neil & Adam at Smith Lee Productions in St.Louis, MO. I had a great time meeting and hanging out with them. Also big thanks to Justin of Smith Lee for his help recording this episode. We get in to talking about how the band formed, the success of their single "Everything is Alright", new music, stories behind the songs and do some live acoustic jamming in the studio. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Everything Is Alright
  • Oil Fire (Acoustic)
  • Bright Light (Acoustic) 

Purchase some music on ITunes, stream it on Spotify. Follow Neil & Adam on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!

See them LIVE 

August 19th at Rose Music Hall in Columbia, MO 

 

Direct download: NeilAndAdamRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:56am CDT

The other night I met up with some of the guys behind HEART OF SATURDAY NIGHT - A tribute to Tom Waits. They have a big show coming up and we talk all about what to expect that evening, some of their favorite Tom Waits tunes, play some live from the living room, talk about how the band formed & a whole lot more.

See them LIVE

8/25 at The Hideaway in St.Louis, MO 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Blue Valentine (Tim Leavy)
  • Hold On (Jorge Valcarcel) 

Check out the Facebook event for more details! 

 

Direct download: TimLeavyJorgeValcarcelRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:41pm CDT

The other day I caught up with punk rockers Name It Now! at their home. We got into how the band formed, their first ALBUM NAME EP, their new SONGS FROM THE SHED EP, Release Party, music videos, stories behind the songs & more. 

See them LIVE

Sept 8 at The Firebird as Ultraviolet Entertainment presents NAME IT NOW! Album Release Party with An Unfortunate Trend, The Kaiju Killers & Lysergik $8 6:30 pm Doors 7pm Show

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Halfway Happy
  • Tim
  • Kate Spade

Find some Name It Now! tunes on ITunes & Spotify. Follow them on Facebook & Instagram. Subscribe to the YouTube channel!

 

Direct download: NameItNowRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:42pm CDT

Comedian Tina Dybal joins me on the show. We hung out at Mokabe's recently and talked about her comedy, winning Helium's funniest person in St.Louis competition, growing up, Six Flags, Sasha Baron Cohen, podcasting and more. 

See Tina LIVE

8/19 at Helium Best of the City Showcase

8/23 at Foam Coffee Break with Yale Hollander

9/8 at Rendezvous in O'Fallon, MO 

Click subscribe to her podcast Where You Fucked Up with friend of the show Jeremy Essig.

Follow Tina on Instagram for more dates!

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Direct download: TinaDybalRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:19am CDT

This episode is the live audio recorded the night of July 10th, 2018 during the Singer Songwriter Storytelling Show at Naked Vine featuring the talents of Sean Coray, Gavin M & Elliott Pearson. Hope you enjoy the show. Please support these guys, buy some music, go see a show, follow them on social media, tell a friend, whatever you can do!

Please join us August 14th for the next edition of the Singer Songwriter Storytelling Show with Ahna Schoenhoff, Bobby Stevens & Matt Wynn. 7-9pm $5

See Gavin M LIVE

Aug 11 at Delmar Hall with Brewer & Shipley

Aug 23 at Alpha Brewing Co 

See Elliott Pearson & The Passing Lane LIVE

Aug 11 at Grub & Groove in Francis Park

Aug 25 at Main Street Abbey Columbia, IL

Aug 29 at ANEW Happy Hour with A Purpose STL

Sept 16 at Taste of St.Louis in Chesterfield, MO

Oct 5 at Songs & Soldiers in Columbia, IL 

Find more Sean Coray at SeanCoray.com

 

Direct download: SingerSongwriter7.10.18RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:04am CDT

This was an absolute treat. I had the chance to sit and talk with Valerie & Ethan of Miss Jubilee & St.Louis Steady Grinders. These two are just students of the music and were happy to open up and share some of their knowledge with me. We talk about how Miss Jubilee formed, Ethan moving to St.Louis, his love for pianos, some big upcoming shows. stories form recording their albums & more!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Miss Jubilee "Froggy Bottom" 
  • St.Louis Steady Grinders "Peepin At The Rising Sun"
  • Miss Jubilee "Throw Me in The Alley"

Pick up both albums wherever you get your digital music. CDs available at any of the upcoming shows. Miss-Jubilee.com

See Miss Jubilee LIVE

8/9 at Joe's Cafe

8/31 at Focal Point

9/2 at Big Muddy Blues Festival

Every Wednesday at Schlafly Bottleworks

Every Sunday at Evangeline's

Follow them on the website, EthanLeinwand.com or Facebook fore more dates!

 

Direct download: MissJubileeRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:49pm CDT

Monkh RETURNS! I caught up with Monkh to talk about the new Monkh & The People GROOVELOVE FANTASTIC EP that is now available everywhere, stories behind the process, we talk LouFest, TuneSpeak, Funk music, D'Angelo, and play some live acoustic!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • People Power
  • Groovelove Fantastic
  • Ramble On (Led Zeppelin cover) (Live acoustic)
Direct download: Monkh3RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:20pm CDT

The other night I caught up with singer songwriter Jon Bonham in the basement of Das Bevo to talk about growing up in St.Louis, surfing, his start in music, early influences, stories behind some of the songs, play live acoustic and talk about upcoming gigs!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Don't Bet On Me
  • Tower Grove (live acoustic)
  • Now That She's Gone (live acoustic)

See Jon Bonham & Friends LIVE

1st & 3rd Fridays at Das Bevo

1st & 3rd Sundays at The Gramophone

8/10 at Naked Vine

8/16 at Joe's Cafe

Find more dates on Jon Bonham & Friends on Facebook!

Big Thanks to Das Bevo for letting us hang out and record. Be sure to check out this beautiful place!

 

 

Direct download: JonBonhamRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:56am CDT

Last week I had the opportunity to meet up with Indianapolis band The Day After as they were touring through St.Louis to play at Floor Fest. Being that this was their first trip to St.Louis, we decided to go to Imo's and record a podcast there. I had a great time getting to know more about the band while enjoying some pizza. We talk about touring, some of the 10 year history of the group, and different merch ideas like candles and condoms.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • The Better Off
  • The Year
  • The Underdog

Pick up some The Day After songs wherever you get your digital music, TheDayAfter.Bandcamp.com or Spotify.

Follow the band on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. TheDayAfter.us

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY

 

Thanks to my wonderful friends at Naked Vine for their support of the show. Swing by and visit them for a glass of wine or whiskey and around for the show. Full listing of wines, whiskey & beers along with their music calendar at NakedVine.net. Follow them on Facebook Twitter & Instagram!

I’m very proud to say this show is now sponsored by Hess Van Schlemer Metalworks. Give them a call for all of your metal working needs.   Visit them at HVSMetalworksart.com 

Direct download: TheDayAfterRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:10pm CDT

The other day I stopped in at Gaslight to hang out with my friends in Backwash on a soggy Sunday afternoon. We get into talking about their upcoming show at An Under Cover Weekend at Delmar Hall as they'll pay tribute to The Strokes, their debut album Sonic Chronic, music videos with James Jackson and new music! This episode was recorded live during lounge hours so there is a little background noise. 

See them LIVE

8/25 at Delmar Hall for An Under Cover Weekend playing The Strokes. Undercoverweekend.com for tickets & more information!

Follow them on Facebook & Instagram for more dates!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Sunshine
  • Surfboard Prom Date

Available for download at BackwashSTL.bandcamp.com or Spotify.

 

Direct download: BackwashRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:00pm CDT

Jason Detroit joins me to discuss his upcoming EP, play some live acoustic, talk about video games and Saturday Night Live. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • For The Best (Live Acoustic)
  • Swiper, No Swiping 

Find "Swiper, No Swiping" at JasonDetroit.Bandcamp.com for FREE download!

Follow Jason Detroit on Facebook for upcoming show dates & information on the EP Release.

 

Direct download: JasonDetroitRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:11pm CDT

Zack of The Hollow Ends RETURNS! We dive right into talking about his debut album BEARS IN MIND, the release party, tour, stories behind some of the songs, River City Opry, his crazy day at Lo-Fi Cherokee & more.

On this episode you'll get a sneak peek at the album:

  • Close To Flames
  • Bears In Mind 
  • The Low

Purchase The Hollow Ends "BEARS IN MIND" at TheHollowEnds.com, ITunes or stream on Spotify. Pick up a copy at any of the shows!

July 27 at Blueberry Hill Duck Room for ALBUM RELEASE PARTY with The Good Deeds & Stephen Lightle 7pm doors 8pm show $8

July 28 at The Brick in Kansas City

July 31 at The Riff in Springfield, MO

Aug 1 at The Root in Tulsa, OK

Aug 2 at Darwin's Pub in Austin, TX 

More dates on the website! Follow The Hollow Ends on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram to keep up with him on tour.

 

 

Direct download: HollowEnds2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:38pm CDT

Singer Songwriter Tom Watkins joins me on the show to talk about his upcoming EP, stories behind some of the songs, some of his history in music like playing in punk bands, and play a couple live acoustic for us.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Like You Do
  • Ask

Follow Tom Watkins on Facebook for more information about when the EP is ready and show dates.

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: TomWatkinsRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:24pm CDT

The other day I stopped in at TechArtista in St.Louis, MO to talk with Hip Hop artist & Producer Mvstermind about his growing up in St.Louis and finding music, playing LouFest, his new single & music video "More," upcoming show and more!

See him LIVE

Friday July 20th at The Pageant for Red Bull Music Presents The Mind of Jay E featuring:

  • E-40
  • Chingy
  • Murphy LEe
  • Tef Poe
  • Kyjuan
  • Mvstermind

On this episode you'll hear

  • Minute Plan
  • More

Find all things Mvstermind at Mvstermind.com. Grab the songs wherever digital music is sold. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!

Direct download: MvstermindRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:00pm CDT

This episode I welcome some of the people who started Rock University and planned the Rock University Festival. Get to know a little more about them, how Rock U started & what to expect at the festival. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Common Jones "Jones Dub"
  • Bleach "Dead"
  • Boomtown United "Love Like Fire"
  • Outrun The Fall "Wolftiger"

Join us July 21st at The Babylon in St.Peters, MO for this years 8th Annual Rock U Festival with live music from Boomtown United, Common Jones, Guerrilla Theory, Elbow Through Hammer, Outrun The Fall, Divide The Empire, Out Amongst The Masses, The Many Colored Death, Pogo Funk, Bleach, Yeah Whatever, To Be Determined, Chasing Ginger & Jen Galinski. $10 cover or donation of musical instrument. Proceeds go to Play It Forward STL & SK8 Club United. 

Besides the live music, there will also be a half pipe for skating, vendors, great food and cold drinks. All ages til 11pm, 21+ til 1a.

Follow all of these bands & Rock U Festival on Facebook & Instagram.

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: RockUFestRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:17pm CDT

The other night my friend Dustin Arbuckle rolled through town and stopped in at the Broadway Oyster Bar with his band Dustin Arbuckle & The Damnations and Katy Guillen & The Girls. It was an incredible evening of great music. Dustin was nice enough to take a few minutes out before the show to record with me. We sat in their tour bus and talked about their new EP, touring, White Castles, some of Moreland & Arbuckle's 15 year history, shooting the new music video & more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Half a Piece 
  • Say My Name
  • My Getaway

Pick up your copy of the EP at DustinArbuckleDamnations.com

See them on tour!

July 6 in Nescopeck, PA at Briggs Farm Blues Festival

July 7 in Wrightsville, PA at Reds, Whites & Blues Festival at Moon Dancer Winery

July 8 in Sellersville, PA at Sellersville Theater 1894

July 9 in Miamisburg, OH at Blue Note Bistro & Lounge

Aug 3 in Salina, KS at Friday Night Live at Campbell Plaza

Aug 4 in Omaha, NE at Harney Street Tavern

Full calendar, merch & everything on the website. Fall them on Facebook & Instagram!

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY

Direct download: DustinArbuckleRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:26am CDT

I'm very excited to welcome Singer Songwriter Samantha Clemons to the show! I had such a great time recording this one, and getting to know a little more about Samantha. We talk about her childhood and growing up, discovering music and writing, recording her EP, being a mother, stories behind the songs and play some live acoustic!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Burn
  • No Room (Live Acoustic)
  • Blow You Down

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LszI08amm4A

Pick up her BURN EP wherever you get your digital music. Stream it on Spotify. Also be sure to follow her on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Subscribe to her YouTube channel!

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY

Direct download: SamanthaClemonsRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:38am CDT

Last Friday I took a drive out to Swansea, IL to hang out with Jesse & John of Wooden Puddin to discuss how this group came to be, talk about Shania Twain, jam some live acoustic and whole lot more!

Follow Wooden Puddin on Facebook for more dates coming soon! They are taking off the month of July as they'll be touring with Old Salt Union. You can catch Old Salt Union under the Arch on July 4th at 3:45pm. OldSaltUnion.com

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Dink's Song (Live Acoustic) 
  • New York City (Live Acoustic)

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on Spotify, ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY

 

Direct download: woodenpuddinRPP.mp3
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